Lot 212 - 1940 Ford Pick-up

Lot 212 - 1940  Ford Pick-up

Lot 212 - 1940 Ford Pick-up

Lot Number 212
Registration VXS 215
Chassis Number T85444350
Odometer reading 52,068 miles
Result Sold - £46,000

This 1940 Ford Pick-up has been the subject of a total restoration and presents in superb condition. All the duties have been paid and she is registered in the UK and is supplied with a V5C registration document. The 239 cubic inch Ford Mercury engine has been bored out and is now an estimated 260 cubic inch and the transmission is a three-speed manual. Twin Stromberg carburettors sit proudly on this V8 engine and the exhaust system emits a superb noise, certainly commensurate with a big American V8. The performance is brisk and stopping is via a 1947 set of Ford drum brakes and a GM master cylinder.

During the rebuild of this Ford Pick-up a Kwik wiring harness was fitted, together with an aluminium radiator to ensure adequate engine cooling. Sitting slightly lower at the front and with two inches chopped off the roof, aesthetically this is a very handsome Ford, the flat bed was shortened by 19 inches to keep the lines in proportion and side rails complement the exterior load space. The vendor is exceedingly fastidious in ensuring this Ford presents in the very best order, leaving no stone unturned in his preparation. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the quality of this Ford pick-up.


Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each Lot prior to the sale. Accordingly, buyers are on notice that each vehicle is offered ‘as is/as seen’ subject to the Terms and Conditions for the auction. All registration numbers, engine and chassis details are sourced from registration documents provided to Historics by the client or representative or HPI checks and buyers are to satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of these details. Buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person or use a professional to carry out this service. Historics will not entertain disputes over descriptions.

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